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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Maria Santa Teresa is definitely a hidden gem in Rio. The neighborhood is unlike what most associate with the city, and the property provides breathtaking vistas from its perch high in the hills. It's location affords a pleasant escape from the hustle and bustle below. Rooms are nicely appointed.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Maria Santa Teresa sits on the very top of the colonial-bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa with a breathtaking view on downtown Rio. The house doesn t look spectacular from the outside and the design of the rooms is not exactly funky but everything works, is comfortable and clean. and high up behind the house is a beautiful terrace with... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Fantastic views from the city, clean, great breakfast, very helpful staff, good restaurants near by. There´s a terrace with a nice pool, great to relax and get a good night's sleep. Highly Recommended.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

What a wonderful B&B away from the noisy Copacabana e Ipanema beaches. This place has everything a big chain hotel in Rio can offer but the rooms are much bigger and it's less than 5 minutes taxi ride from the bohemian district of Lapa. Providing nothing has changed since my stay in Jan 2010, I highly recommend Um Meia Tres.... More 

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Sunnyvale, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Room and common areas were clean and nicely decorated. The pool is a nice place to relax and see the city. Staff was pleasant, if not delightful. Would recommend with the following notes. The breakfast is good, but pretty light. There is a lot of stairs at the B&B and it is on the top of a big hill, so... More 

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Leicester, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Travelled to Brazil for the Confederations Cup. First stop was Rio. Blown away by finally making the Maracana at last and blown away by Um Meia Tres as well. Bill and Sue were fantastic hosts. Room was excellent as was the breakfast. Monkeys on the balcony enhanced our mornings. View is superb. Lovely walk down to Gloria metro. Excellent (though... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Chose this marvellous bed and breakfast (pousada) on the basis of other traveller's recommendations and their website. Can only reinforce everything they say : perfect location in a in a beautiful residential area, rooms with terrace with a view to the bay and Rio , lovely common areas and more than anything, the most helpful and friendly hosts, Bill and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

What more could you ask for! We really enjoyed our stay at Um Meia Tres. Santa Teresa is so much more fun than the rather bland Copacabana and Ipanema. Really good restaurants close by, short walk to the bus, bit longer to the metro but all downhill (get a taxi back as the hills are very steep!) Near to Lapa,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I've just come on here to enthuse and have seen a review by Ian A, he was there whilke I was and endorse his words entirely. Bill and Sue give great recomendations, the room has fantastic reviews, Santa Teresa is a short walk to some great bars. I don't need toi say any more, the rest of the great reviews... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

What a great place to stay! My wife and I stayed at Um Meia Tres and we felt welcome from start to finish. Very good location within Santa Teresa and is a 5 minute walk from the bars and shops. Our bedroom was clean, tidy and had amazing views of the city! Bill and Sue are excellent hosts and have... More 

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maria Santa Teresa is Rio de Janeiro's most unique villa property with a distinctive personality that creates a perfect home-away-from-home for any group or private event. With personalized service as top priority, guests are welcomed to a world where the best of Rio is just a simple request away. Built into the hillside, the hotel sits tucked amongst the flora and fauna of the tropical forest. Colonial revival meets Brazilian-chic in the mid-century former private mansion, where six guestrooms, along with ample corners for idling, make up the property. Sweeping views of the stacked metropolis and Guanabara Bay envelop the horizon, as open-plan spaces blur the borders of outside and inside living. Split between four levels, the intimate home welcomes with bona fide Brazilian vitality while offering a tranquil respite from the sizzling city below. Each of the tastefully decorated room at Maria Santa Teresa will provide you with a TV, Free WiFi access, air conditioning and an iPod dock. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. You can enjoy city view from the room. Extras include satellite channels. At Maria Santa Teresa you will find a garden, an outdoor pool and bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and luggage storage. A daily breakfast buffet is also available. The guest house is 1.3 km from Complex of Sports of Fluminense Football Club - Soccer Field, 1.6 km from General Consulate of Germany and 2.4 km from Botafogo Beach. Galeao Airport is 14 km away. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maria Santa Teresa

Address: Rua Aprazivel 163, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-270, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $48 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Maria Santa Teresa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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